Culinary tourism

Tradition, creativity and innovation. Welcome to the authentic Mediterranean flavour! The gastronomy of the Region of Valencia is a real delight. A cuisine with roots based on the local products of Alicante, Castellón and València.
The sea, the orchard and the mountain are the origin of our local products and the basis of our appreciated diet. Foods such as the artichoke from Benicarló, the red shrimp from Dénia, the rice from Valencia, the mollar pomegranate from Elche, the persimmon from the Ribera del Xúquer, the cherries from the mountain of Alicante, the tiger nut from València, its citrus fruits, the medlars of Callosa d'en Sarrià, the clóchina of València, the turrón of Alicante, the tomato of El Perelló ... Incredible products, exclusive from the Region of Valencia, that places our gastronomy among one of the most appreciated and valued in the World. The paella and the rice dishes are the great stars, but our cuisine has as many varied dishes for people to discover as they travel through our land. Savour the delicious stews and popular pots in the interior, the seafood cuisine in the coast, and surprise your palate following the path of wine tourism with white, red, and sweet wines from the land with Alicante, Utiel-Requena and València Denominations of Origin. Come and discover the most delicious Mediterranean!

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Sweet is the prevailing flavour profile in the Region of Valencia in the summer months. From horchata to turrón (nougat) ice cream and granizado de limón, there is no shortage of delicious and refreshing treats that your palate will thank you for.
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Benidorm may be known as the seaside destination that never sleeps, but it’s also an ode to the Mediterranean. The peaceful coves and beaches that line the coastline breathe a sense of total tranquillity. Read on to discover the contradictions that define this popular holiday town.
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Sometimes you don’t have to go far to find paradise. In Bolbaite, serenity and nature combine in a gift that keeps on giving. Discover this beautiful corner of the Region of Valencia.
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Come discover a different way to experience a destination through “creative tourism” in the Region of Valencia.

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